RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (March 31, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to The Meadows Casino in Washington, Pennsylvania with another world-class mega-event headlined by a Bantamweight (145 pounds) showdown featuring one of Pittsburgh home grown MMA superstars Mark “The Pride of Bloomfield” Cherico who is making his KOTC debut in his hometown and some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors on Saturday, May 21, 2016.
The main event in the 145 lb. Bantamweight Division, will feature Mark “The Pride of Bloomfield” Cherico (9-1) from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Mark Cherico’s Martial Arts & Fitness Academy). Cherico was also undefeated (9-0) in his amateur career.
The co-main event in the 145 lb. Bantamweight Division will feature Francis “Mad Dog” Healy from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (The Mat Factory) battling Pedro “El Pistolero” Velasco from Chicago, Illinois (Hybrid MMA/Team No Comment).
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV, 810 Verizon FiOS). Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.
Other fighters scheduled to appear on the card include Justin Steave, Nicole Upshaw, Justin Patton, Ben Suehr, George Niebla, Nate Medice and more.
Doors open at 6:30 pm. and fights start at 7:30 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. All Ages welcome. Under 18 must be accompanied by an Adult.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.meadowsgaming.com or call (724) 503-1200. Event card subject to change.